Actively promoting safety within the marine sector of the offshore energy industry

The Marine Safety Forum is primarily focused on actively promoting safety within the marine sector of the offshore energy industry.

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Recent Safety Alerts

LTI – Compound Fracture of Right Foot

Gangway operator on an SOV injured during retraction of walk to work gangway.

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First Aid Case – Line of Fire During Lasso Retrieval

First aid injury on an AHT due to insufficient management of change.

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Side Scuttle Knocked in by Wave Impact

Vessel port hole / side scuttle knocked in by wave impact in heavy seas.

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Hand Injury After Tubular Cargo Shifted

Vessel crew members hand injured when tubular cargo shifted.

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Recent News & Events

MSF All Members Meeting May 2024

13/05/2024 To confirm attendance and reserve a place please follow the eventbrite link above or contact providing your name and company details. We look forward to seeing you all there. Seafarers especially welcome.

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MSF AMM November 2023 – Agenda


We now have the finalised Agenda for the All Members Meeting for the Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen on Thursday 16th November. Please see the link. MSF AMM Agenda 161123

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MSF “All Members Meeting” – Thursday 16th November 2023


We are delighted to advise that the Registration is now open for the Marine Safety Forum's "All Members Meeting" to be held in the Aberdeen Beach Ballroom on Thursday 16th November 2023. We have a full and varied Agenda as…

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Actively promoting safety within the marine sector of the offshore energy industry.


182 MSF Rev.4…

These guidelines were originally developed by an international cross-industry workgroup and have more recently been…

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Delivering Quality Potable…

Revision 3 of the potable water guidelines now available following a cross industry workgroup review.…

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Latest revision of the MSF template for pre hire inspection of PSVs and AHTs

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ERRV Pre-Hire Inspection…

ERRV Pre-Hire Inspection template Rev 2.0 Dec 2020   Latest revision of the MSF template…

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The Carriage of…

The Marine Safety Forum in conjunction with the Oil Companies International Marine Forum published the…

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Marine Responsible Person

The first edition of the "Marine Responsible Person" guideline document as part of the 500…

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Delivering Quality Bulk…

Guidelines for the delivery of quality bulk marine gasoil to offshore locations.

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Guard Vessel Inspection

Please note the following updates to the Guard Vessel Pre- Hire Inspection template 2.2 Additional…

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A Standard global approach to encourage good practice and safe vessel operations in the offshore energy sector.

The International Guidelines for Offshore Marine Operations (GOMO) document was officially launched in the UK on the 11th November 2013 and in Norway on 1st June 2014 and was the product of the GOMO work group – details of which are contained within the document.
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Full details can be found on the GOMO website

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